@kelbot Alright, so this was more or less what I was expecting. it's tiny. It's a toy, but it's a fun toy.

Pocket Chip in a slab factor.

@ajroach42 Yeah, it is tinier than it appears without anything to compare against or seeing it in person. twitter.com/dan_sanderson/stat

Cool for sure but I just don't really understand why you make something this style and make it tiny but not tiny enough to fit in a pocket. If it's not going in a pocket why make it so small that it's frustrating to type on?

@ajroach42 Also, reading those comments about the direction buttons being weird and the gamepad buttons not being in the typical symmetrical cross layout is a bummer.

@ajroach42 It is still tempting though just so I could browse gemini on it and then print pages out on thermal paper :-P.

@kelbot @ajroach42 (adafruit sells the bare thermal printer assembly and interface that I happened to be looking at last night for reasons: adafruit.com/product/2753)

@kelbot @ajroach42 (a thermal printer that outputs qr codes to "save" software and a hand held scanner using the same feed path and drive to "load" software would be a fun neoretro hack is what I am thinking, not that anyone asked ;p

edited to add closing paren here: )


Dude, I've been thinking about this same thing. The hang-up I have is that anything I've found to convert the QR back into code requires a lot more CPU than the machine I want to use this with has 😂​

@kelbot @ajroach42

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